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The British Empire as a Superpower - Anthony Clayton

The British Empire as a Superpower

Hardcover Published: 7th September 1986
ISBN: 9780333412633
Number Of Pages: 545

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Author's Note - PART 1 THE EMPIRE: ITS NATURE AND THE CONCEPT OF POWER - Introduction - The Imperial Structure - Sea Power - The Concept of Power on Land - PART 2 STRATEGIC POLICY AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF FORCES, 1919-29 - Economy and Disarmament - The British Armed Services - Dominion, Indian and Colonial Forces - PART 3 MILITARY COMMITMENTS IN THE 1919-29 PERIOD: 1 INTERVENTIONS - Russia - Iran - Turkey - Germany, Austria and the Danube - The Mediterranean, 1923-29 - PART 4 MILITARY COMMITMENTS IN THE 1919-29 PERIOD: 2 SECURITY - Introduction - Ireland - British Domestic Commitments - The Middle East - The Indian Empire; Burma - China - The Colonial Empire; the Caribbean, Africa, the Far East - The Dominions - Britain beyond the Imperial Frontiers - PART 5 STRATEGIC POLICY, 1930-39 - Introduction - Rearmament: General Policy - Rearmament: The Armed Services, Intelligence - Rearmament: India, the Dominions, the Colonial Empire - PART 6 MILITARY COMMITMENTS IN THE 1930-39 PERIOD: 1 RESPONSES TO AGGRESSION - Introduction - The Far East, 1931-39 - The Saar - The Ethiopian Crisis - The Rhineland - The Spanish Civil War - Austria and Munich - The Last Year of Peace - PART 7 MILITARY COMMITMENTS IN THE 1930-39 PERIOD: 2 SECURITY - Introduction - The Indian Empire - Burma - The Colonial Empire - The Dominions - Britain beyond the Imperial Frontiers - British Domestic Commitments - Eire - The Middle East - Palestine, 1936-39 - PART 7 CONCLUSION - Discipline and Morale - A Superpower System at Work - Appendix: Bibliography and Sources - Index

ISBN: 9780333412633
ISBN-10: 033341263X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 545
Published: 7th September 1986
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 2